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April 16- The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario.
*European shares rebound, Wall Street rallies, Yahoo shines. Wall Street rallied for a third straight day. The relief rippled through Asian markets then spread to Europe and Wall Street.
Google's research department is looking at integrating a full-on camera into a contact lens.
Is Google fiber coming to New York? CNBC's Jon Fortt and Peter Kafka, Re/Code senior editor, discuss the possible entrance of Google fiber into the New York marketplace and what hurdles the tech giant will have to clear.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Wednesday, ahead of a busy day for bank, tech and pharmaceutical earnings.
The wireless industry announced a voluntary commitment to include new anti-theft technology on phones starting next year.
NEW YORK— Yahoo soared 8 percent in trading before the opening bell Wednesday after quarterly results showed an aggressive push into Asia and a slight pickup in advertising revenue. Still, some analysts that follow the company say they need to see evidence that CEO Marissa Mayer is developing Yahoo's core business, with an IPO for Alibaba imminent.
AUCKLAND, April 16- Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom.
SEOUL, April 16- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets, a top executive said.
Google is offering a one-day sale to the public for its long-awaited web-ready device. The price tag? $1,500. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney, George Gascon welcomed the voluntary agreement but said it fell short of what they have advocated to prevent theft.
Intel is among the companies making news after the bell: INTC, YHOO, CSX
April 15- Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it bought social data provider Gnip for an undisclosed amount, signaling that it would take on a new role of packaging and selling data, a service in demand by business and government.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was "a bully," four major tech companies argued in a court filing.
Shares of Twitter closed up nearly 12 percent Monday after the company said it was buying Gnip and announced a key hire from Google.
Stocks rose on Tuesday after earnings from Dow components Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson.
SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer. Yahoo Inc. is making most of its money from its holdings in two Asian Internet companies— China's Alibaba Group and Yahoo Japan.
Twitter named a new head of consumer products on Tuesday, snatching the top Maps executive from Google.
Here's what investors need to look for in Google's earnings on Wednesday.
Four major tech companies said witnesses should not be allowed to offer evidence that Steve Jobs was a "bully" during an upcoming hiring trial.